Core work has reached several floors above grade for Salesforce Tower Chicago, originally known as Wolf Point South, a 60-story office building on the River North side of the Chicago River’s confluence. Planned by Hines in partnership with the Joseph P. Kennedy Family, the skyscraper will measure 813 feet to its pinnacle, qualifying as the seventh tallest project in Chicago YIMBY’s year-end development countdown.
Articles by Jack Crawford
Construction permits have been issued for three four-story buildings to be built on a narrow plot between 711 and 749 W Schiller Avenue, located in Near North Side. The owner, filed under Schiller Place LP, plans 16 apartments and nine outdoor parking spaces for each structure. A recent zoning ordinance also shows that 50 percent of the units will qualify under Chicago Housing Authority rental assistance, 20 percent for affordable housing, and an additional 10 percent qualifying for Section 811. The remaining units will be market rate.
Infrastructure work is well underway for The 78, a 62-acre megadevelopment planned by Related Midwest for the South Loop area. Set to eventually house more than 13 million square feet of building space and cost $7 billion in total, the vast riverside project is being divided into separate phases, the first of which has been dubbed The 78 North.
Construction is nearing the vertical halfway mark for the 50-story BMO Tower, set to extend the Chicago skyline further southwest into West Loop Gate. Located at 320 S Canal Street, the 727-foot-tall edifice ranks ninth in YIMBY’s end-of-year countdown of tallest new developments.